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A maritime archaeology of ships : innovation and social change in medieval and early modern Europe, Jonathan Adams

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A maritime archaeology of ships : innovation and social change in medieval and early modern Europe
Title
A maritime archaeology of ships
Title remainder
innovation and social change in medieval and early modern Europe
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Jonathan Adams
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In the last fifty years the investigation of maritime archaeological sites in the sea, in the coastal zone and in their interconnecting locales, has emerged as one of archaeology's most dynamic and fast developing fields. No longer a niche interest, maritime archaeology is recognised as having central relevance in the integrated study of the human past. Within maritime archaeology the study of watercraft has been understandably prominent and yet their potential is far from exhausted. In this book Jon Adams evaluates key episodes of technical change in the ways that ships were conceived, design
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DLC
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1951-
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Adams, Jonathan
Dewey number
623.8/121094
Index
index present
LC call number
VM15
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ships
  • Ships, Medieval
  • Underwater archaeology
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • HISTORY
  • Ships
  • Ships, Medieval
  • Underwater archaeology
  • Europe
Label
A maritime archaeology of ships : innovation and social change in medieval and early modern Europe, Jonathan Adams
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and tables; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: Pathways and Ideas; Premises; Contexts and scope; Foundations; Archaeology or anthropology?; The middle range; Shifting sands; From method to management; Money, policy, law and ethics; Knowing what is there; Chapter 2: Watercraft; Communication, subsistence, trade and exchange; The first seafarers?; Preservation; Failure or success?; Ritual deposition and abandonment; Contexts and meanings; Time capsules?; Selection; Aggregate value; Ships as things; Reading ships; Purpose; Technology
  • TraditionMaterials; Economy; Environment; Ideology; Ships as society; Chapter 3: Sources, Theories and Practice; Images and altered perception; The attrition of time; Discovery, management and access; Ships of trade; Ships of war; Art or science?; Theory and practice; Technological particulars or social trends?; Data, facts and objectivity; Archaeological historical synthesis; Technology, innovation and social change; Chapter 4: From Medieval to Modern: Ships of State; Terminology; Technological precedents; Innovation and change; Northern Europe; The Mediterranean region
  • Cultural transmissionCocha -- carrack; From carrack to carvel; Mary Rose; Hull structure; Principles of construction sequence; Form and adaptations; The Kravel: Key to a kingdom; Gustav Vasa and the Swedish State; Discovery; Hull structure; Rig; Fittings; Ordnance; Dating and identification; Ship type and origin; Symbols of Power; The Elephant; Naval enterprise and novel solutions; Mars; A social context; Principal agents; Innovation; Floating Castles: architectural analogies; Dynasty over deity; Guns or barricas?; Plates; Chapter 5: The Mysterious Hulk -- Medieval tradition or modern myth?
  • Proposed hulk characteristicsProto-hulks?; Late medieval hulks; Perception and the medieval artist; Reverse clinker; Hulk planking; Collars; Banana boats and stylistic convention; Conclusion; Chapter 6: Shipwrights, Status and Power; Precedents; Cod's head and Mackerel's tail; Sea Venture; Historical context; Discovery; Site formation; Preservation and distribution; Identification; Hull Structure; Comparative material; Sparrowhawk (1626); Warwick (1619); Alderney; The Gresham ship; Principles of construction sequence; Reconstructing Sea Venture; The secret art; Hull lines
  • Performance analysis: provisional resultsShipwrights and status; Ships of war and trade: divergence and convergence; Chapter 7: A New Technology; Background; SL 4; Hull structure; Keel, posts and deadwood; Framing; Planking; Internal timbers; Keel fastenings; Main mast and mast-step; The ship and its materials; A reconstruction; SL 4 building sequence; Keel; Stem, stern posts and transoms:; Deadwood; Frames; Harpins and ribbands; Staging; Keelson; Cant frames; Planking; Making good; Beams; Stanchions; Breasthooks and crutches; Ceiling; Treenails; Tightening; Repairs and miscellaneous features
Control code
862401040
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842172971
Lccn
2013044723
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ea75d2e2-f5dd-45f2-9a6f-39799abe130d
  • 22573/ctt1cf9xj5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862401040
Label
A maritime archaeology of ships : innovation and social change in medieval and early modern Europe, Jonathan Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and tables; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: Pathways and Ideas; Premises; Contexts and scope; Foundations; Archaeology or anthropology?; The middle range; Shifting sands; From method to management; Money, policy, law and ethics; Knowing what is there; Chapter 2: Watercraft; Communication, subsistence, trade and exchange; The first seafarers?; Preservation; Failure or success?; Ritual deposition and abandonment; Contexts and meanings; Time capsules?; Selection; Aggregate value; Ships as things; Reading ships; Purpose; Technology
  • TraditionMaterials; Economy; Environment; Ideology; Ships as society; Chapter 3: Sources, Theories and Practice; Images and altered perception; The attrition of time; Discovery, management and access; Ships of trade; Ships of war; Art or science?; Theory and practice; Technological particulars or social trends?; Data, facts and objectivity; Archaeological historical synthesis; Technology, innovation and social change; Chapter 4: From Medieval to Modern: Ships of State; Terminology; Technological precedents; Innovation and change; Northern Europe; The Mediterranean region
  • Cultural transmissionCocha -- carrack; From carrack to carvel; Mary Rose; Hull structure; Principles of construction sequence; Form and adaptations; The Kravel: Key to a kingdom; Gustav Vasa and the Swedish State; Discovery; Hull structure; Rig; Fittings; Ordnance; Dating and identification; Ship type and origin; Symbols of Power; The Elephant; Naval enterprise and novel solutions; Mars; A social context; Principal agents; Innovation; Floating Castles: architectural analogies; Dynasty over deity; Guns or barricas?; Plates; Chapter 5: The Mysterious Hulk -- Medieval tradition or modern myth?
  • Proposed hulk characteristicsProto-hulks?; Late medieval hulks; Perception and the medieval artist; Reverse clinker; Hulk planking; Collars; Banana boats and stylistic convention; Conclusion; Chapter 6: Shipwrights, Status and Power; Precedents; Cod's head and Mackerel's tail; Sea Venture; Historical context; Discovery; Site formation; Preservation and distribution; Identification; Hull Structure; Comparative material; Sparrowhawk (1626); Warwick (1619); Alderney; The Gresham ship; Principles of construction sequence; Reconstructing Sea Venture; The secret art; Hull lines
  • Performance analysis: provisional resultsShipwrights and status; Ships of war and trade: divergence and convergence; Chapter 7: A New Technology; Background; SL 4; Hull structure; Keel, posts and deadwood; Framing; Planking; Internal timbers; Keel fastenings; Main mast and mast-step; The ship and its materials; A reconstruction; SL 4 building sequence; Keel; Stem, stern posts and transoms:; Deadwood; Frames; Harpins and ribbands; Staging; Keelson; Cant frames; Planking; Making good; Beams; Stanchions; Breasthooks and crutches; Ceiling; Treenails; Tightening; Repairs and miscellaneous features
Control code
862401040
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842172971
Lccn
2013044723
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ea75d2e2-f5dd-45f2-9a6f-39799abe130d
  • 22573/ctt1cf9xj5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862401040

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